Did you know…
… that today is the birthday of Eli Whitney (1765)? Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton gin and a pioneer in the mass production of cotton. Trivia fans: In 1798, Eli Whitney invented a way to manufacture muskets by machine so that the parts were interchangeable. Ironically, it was as a manufacturer of muskets that Whitney finally became rich.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”
— George Bernard Shaw